The government’s launch this week of a strategy for the future of farming will encourage farmers, says Federated Farmers president Katie Milne.
New Zealand feed manufacturers are lifting their game when it comes to quality and safety of their products.
The dairy and beef sectors have welcomed today’s launch of a shared sector-wide vision to be world leaders in the sustainable production of high-quality food and fibre.
The passing of the Farm Debt Mediation and NAIT laws last night shows the Government’s commitment to work alongside and help farmers, says Ag Minister Damien O’Connor.
One of the country’s most promising young cattle judges is heading to the US to play professional rugby.
Kiwis ate a record seven million punnets of fresh locally-grown blueberries last season and are expected to eat even more this summer.
The Winchmore Research Station, Mid-Canterbury is coming back to life once again in the world of agricultural education.
A NZ On Air-funded online video highlights farmer success at regenerative farming.
The world avocado market is worth at least $9 billion globally and NZ Avocado is confident supply is increasing, but demand is increasing even more, says chief executive Jen Scoular.
A Northland Regional Council scientist and her manager are investigating the differences between – and local implications of – two drought types in Northland.
Many farmers still don’t realise how they may be affected by the new gun laws, claims Ian Brabbs, president of the North Canterbury Deerstalkers Association.
The urban rural divide is not just a New Zealand issue.
Consumers are more concerned about plastic packaging than sustainable food production.
The Wools of NZ board considers its 2019 financial outcomes to be satisfactory given “the first year as a fully commercial company, operating in a very challenging wool market”.
The New Zealand Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (NZRSB) will call in the new year for people and groups to register their interest in being involved.
Primary industry “gave the finger” to attempts to overhaul the original NAIT scheme, Biosecurity Minister Damien O’Connor says.
As the apple industry faces a labour crisis, there is a lot of talk about technology playing a role in harvesting crops.
New regulatory changes are forcing some horticulture and dairy farmers to look at a new crop – hemp.
NZ's apple sector is facing a potential $80 million loss in the coming season because of a looming labour shortage.
The Government taskforce report on winter grazing says farmers are not solely to blame for all the problems associated with this practice.
Crops across a swath of Canterbury’s arable heartland have been damaged or lost to a couple of hailstorms which swept up the South Island’s east coast late last month.
They were ‘blown away’ by the amount of the technology on farm.
The NZ meat industry’s challenges in the UK have increased with UK retailer Waitrose planning to source all lamb from only British producers.
Fonterra says it didn’t shy away from its sustainability commitments despite a financially draining 2019.